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[M.L. King Archives]

Published 1968

Description: Excerpts of King speeches including 'Letter from Birmingham Jail' and 'I Have a Dream'. Reel also includes King Memorial on KPFA, with excerpts from King on Sproul Steps, May 1967 and Bobby Seale at a Huey P. Newton Defense Fund Rally, Feb 1968.

Note: There is a slight high pitched squeal throughout Parts 1 and 2 recorded in the original tape. Last 4 minutes of Part 5 are silent.

Collection Guide: H.K. Yuen Collection

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Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP).

Date 1968
Source 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Run time 10:59:00
Language English


Sound: Yuen, Hoh-Kun (H.K.)

Note on original reel: "I. Martin Luther King (a) Letter from the Birmingham Jail, April 16, 1963 [illegible] 60 min I. (a) F 4/5/68 Special Program, "Freedom Now", July 1963, President declaration of violent condition in Washington D.C. - soldiers moved in - (b) Aug 1963 first Washington March address, "I Have a Dream" I. Martin Luther King Memorial - F 4/5/68 evening KPFA (a) E. K. Thomson Introduction (b) [Reios Tijeriena] interview 4/5 morning (60) (c) Malcolm X - "Prospects for Freedom" Feb 1965 (70) (d) Bobby Seale at Huey P. Newton defence fund rally Feb 1968 (e) King at Sproul steps 5/17/67 (f) Epilogue (i) We Shall Overcome (ii) A poem (iii) 'Glory, Glory, Hallelujah' (g) 4/10/68 'Who Kills M. L. King? Who provides the [illegible]?' II. (a) A 1964(?) speech by a white man on the Negro's plight in America (b) Floyd McKissick on Black Power - at Columbia Univ. 1966 [insert: July 1966 8:15 'Floyd McKissick on Black Power': The national director of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) outlines six goals leading to 'black power' in this talk given at Columbia University in July. McKissick defines 'black power' as 'gaining political and economic strength for the Negro.' (WBAI)] [Technical error at ~10 mins. - loses about 60 secs] (c) M. L. King speaks of his plans for the immediate future - 3/10/68 at Hunter's College N.Y. (d) 2:30 'Conscience and Vietnam': Dr. King explains why he decided to come out against the war in Vietnam (rebroadcast) from 1968 Messey Lecture".


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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Ethnic Studies Library, University of California, Berkeley
by Yuen, Hoh-Kun (H.K.)
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/4 inch audio tape
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape